Marzipan & mincemeat apples

Marzipan & mincemeat apples

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(3 ratings)

Ready in 15-25 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
With only four ingredients, this is a great use for leftover mincemeat

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal200
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars24g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 2 medium Bramley apples
    Bramley apples

    Bramley apple

    bram-lee app-el

    A large, flattish cooking apple, green in appearance but sometimes with specks of red. The flesh…

  • 85g marzipan
    Marzipan cake

    Marzipan

    mah-zuh-pan

    One of mankind’s oldest sources of sweet pleasure, marzipan needs to contain only ground…

  • 8 tbsp mincemeat
  • 1 small lemon, finely grated zest and juice
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

Method

  1. Cut the apples in half widthways. Remove and discard cores, then stand the apples in a microwave-safe dish. Break the marzipan into small chunks and mix with the mincemeat and lemon zest. Spoon into the centre of the apples and pour over the lemon juice.

  2. Cover the dish with cling film, pierce several times and microwave on High for 4½ minutes. If you don't have a turntable and the apples are not cooking evenly, turn the dish halfway through.

  3. Remove the cling film and leave to stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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lseastwood
14th Feb, 2017
1.3
Didn't enjoy this, despite looking forward to it for ages. Too sweet, mincemeat overpowered the other flavours, apples turned to mush. The saving grace is that it was easy too make, but I wouldn't bother again.
jlangfield
7th Jan, 2014
5.05
Best baked apple recipe I've tasted. Didn't leave it to stand to cool but instead topped each one with a scoop of homemade Armagnac ice cream. Delicious.
clairetho
12th Mar, 2008
3.05
This is a nice fairly low fat dessert
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